• Lifestyle

    Contentment:10 tips to cultivate gratitude

    Contement is a hard thing to muster especially in our world today. With all the things we feel we should be doing, being too involved in other people's lives and social media cultivating discontentment, it's hard to find that joy with where you are and what you have. So today I'm tackling the first step toward contentment: gratitude. Here are 10 simple tips to cultivating gratitude.

  • Book Reviews

    8 of the best Christian fiction book series for teenage girls

    So, I’m an avid reader, obsessive even because leaders read and readers lead. No, really it’s because I enjoy escaping reality for a little while. I actually struggle with motivational books but give me a novel or even short fiction and I will be lost to the world! I started avidly reading at around 10 and my dream to be a writer started then too. And throughout my teenage years, books were my one solace. They seemed to get me, they directed me, they gave me hope and made me laugh. I got involved with the characters and their lives and literally owned them. So I decided, why not share…

  • Lifestyle

    7 simple steps to begin dealing with depression

    Depression can be a noose around your neck when you try to breathe and an anchor on your leg when you're trying to swim. It can easily paralyze you from actually living. So here are the 7 steps I use to deal with my depression that have really helped and grown me and I know they'll help you too.

  • Lifestyle

    5 Habits that kill your joy

    So many times we are so sure we are joyful and then it all comes crushing down. So what are these things we should safeguard against? Because unlike happiness which is fleeting, joy is everlasting and is a guarantee to us.

  • Lifestyle

    Why you should redefine success

    So it’s the beginning of the year and most people are reevaluating their lives and changing things and trying new things or finally getting to do old things.  And I am so sure that majority are using someone else’s life as a reference point: Nancy lost 30 pounds last year so I should at least lose that much if not more, Mark Zuckerberg was a millionaire at 24 so I should be working towards being halfway there, Kylie Jenner is a CEO and she isn’t even 21 so I should push myself harder, John just graduated with First class honors and he was in the class behind me in high…

  • Lifestyle

    Time and Chance

    Have you ever felt like some people are just lucky? Like you see their lives and you’re like….if I were even as half as lucky as they are I’d be so far? You know the ones I’m talking about; perfect relationship,got a job before they applied, never add weight or they lose it so fast it leaves your head spinning, they always seems to have great and loyal friends, they are loved by like everyone, they never seem confused and they always find the perfect outfit and have flawless skin. It always seems like things just drop onto their laps or when they work they get immediately rewarded. And it’s…

  • Lifestyle

    New Year's resolutions and goals

    So it’s a new year and I have vowed to post every other weekday on this blog for y’all to read. Whether devotionals, book reviews or just my point of view. And that brings me to today’s topic… New year’s resolutions. Whether you call them goals or resolutions or points of reference, most people have them and we tend to make them at the beginning of a new year, new month or new week. And since 2018 happened to hit all the above boxes…many people sat down and asked themselves about their last year; it’s shortcomings, failures, pains and triumphs and they also asked themselves what they would love to…